University-Sponsored Identity Theft Protection for Faculty and Staff

March 11, 2024

As part of the university’s ongoing commitment to the well-being and security of its valued faculty and staff, UC will provide fully paid comprehensive identity theft protection for employees and their dependent children under age 18 through Experian.

Enrollment is automatic, but you must set up your account to take advantage of the program. On April 1, 2024, you will receive a welcome email from Experian with a personalized link to access the Experian portal and complete your account set-up. A Social Security number and date of birth will be required for account activation.

Key features of the identity theft protection program, effective April 1, 2024, include:

  1. Credit monitoring, reports, and scores: Receive credit reports, scores, and real-time alerts for any changes to your credit report, helping you detect potential identity theft
  2. Identity theft insurance and restoration services: Up to $1 million of identity theft insurance and 24/7 restoration services in the unfortunate event of an identity theft
  3. Dark web and proactive monitoring: Active scans of the dark web and many other databases for any compromised personal information
  4. Device protection and online privacy: A suite of privacy tools to help defend your digital data across all your devices
  5. Digital financial management: Financial tools and personalized insights to help you achieve your credit and financial goals

Visit the Identity Theft Protection Plan page on UCnet for more information.

UC is dedicated to helping you safeguard your personal/financial information and encourages you to take full advantage of this new benefit.

You are invited to attend an information session webinar the week of March 18. Please sign up for one of the sessions with the links below:

Experian Identity Theft Protection Overview for UC Faculty and Staff

Attendance is limited to the first 3,000 attendees; the sessions will be recorded for those unable to attend. Experian will provide an overview of the program features, a platform demo, and helpful reminders. 

Your campus benefit team can assist you with additional questions or concerns. Thank you for your dedication to the University of California.